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April 02, 2015
OWN Bahamas reveals successful applicants

Island Luck and OWN Bahamas announced the winners of the OWN program, who collectively received nearly $100,000 to start up or expand their Bahamian businesses.

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March 30, 2015
The epidemic silent killer

A 2006 healthy lifestyle initiative led by the government noted that approximately 21 percent of the Bahamian populace had hypertension.

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May 14, 2014
Park wardens help study rare Bahamian rock iguanas

Bahamas National Trust (BNT) park wardens joined an international research team recently to learn more about the rare and endangered Bahamian rock iguana. BNT park wardens Shenica Campbell, the new park warden in Nassau and Ellsworth Weir, Grand Bahama deputy park warden, participated in the research expedition organized by the Shedd Aquarium for a week-long research expedition in the Exuma Cays.
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February 11, 2014
Thyroid dysfunction

People suffer from symptoms every day that they may not think anything of, but which in actuality could mean that they have a thyroid disorder because they don't realize that the thyroid gland influences almost all of the body's metabolic processes...

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September 21, 2013
Deliciously dense: A seed bread unlike any other

This is not your usual bread. This is neither a yeast bread nor a quick bread. In fact, this bread has no leavener at all.
This is a heavy, dense bread. And that is part of what makes this hearty, rich loaf -- inspired by a similar recipe on Sarah Britton's blog My New Roots -- so wonderful. The other part is what's in it. It's made from all manner of delicious seeds, nuts and grains. While this b...

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May 08, 2013
Checkup time

April is the time for the birds and the buds to surface after their hibernation in winter. Even in the tropical Caribbean the spring season is clearly visible, with the new leaves from the mahogany and the cedar trees surfacing after they have given their corn filled with seeds that few people care to harvest.
It has been my custom to follow the pattern of the season to check up the vagaries of n...

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May 07, 2013
Vitamalt Light targets the health-conscious consumer

The classic taste of rich malt has made Vitamalt, a non-alcoholic malt beverage, one of the most-loved energy drinks by Bahamians. Made of 100 percent malt and zero fat, alcohol and preservatives, it is packed with naturally occurring vitamins and minerals and deemed suitable for vegetarians. Touted as delicious, nutritious and non-alcoholic, it still packs a whopping 210 calories per bottle -- wh...

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July 31, 2012
In search of new life

Black people were not made to eat a heavily acidic diet as their body does not respond well to having excessive acids added to its chemistry. Not adhering to a more alkaline diet is the key to many diseases people suffer from, according to herbalist Dr. Sebi (who was born Alfredo Bowman). He says many illnesses that people suffer from, like cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol can...

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March 28, 2012
Do Bahamians really want change

Dear Editor,

The word change means to alter, transform or revolutionize. It involves a process of adjustment to doings things differently. In my view most people look for change when they want to see improvements in the way something is being done. For instance, if someone wants to lose weight, he or she would start to exercise more and eat more natural foods. If a student wanted to become an...

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July 09, 2011
Independence patriotism

Every year it's the same thing -- the final two weeks of June leading up to July 4, the red, white and blue of the American flag is everywhere.  Homes are draped in the color and as the people come together to celebrate, the food and cocktails offered up at parties and barbecues are all made up in shades of the colors. 

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